Electrical Installations

Electrical Installations

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This is a practical text which covers all aspects of electrical installation for apprentice electricians and those retraining within the industry. Divided into three sections - theory, practice, and health and safety, it also provides comprehensive coverage of the 16th edition of the IEE wiring regulations. It contains review questions with answers to test understanding and consolidate learning and is illustrated with over 350 diagrams and drawings. Mathematics is kept to a minimum and the subject is explained in a clear, user-friendly style and the book combines theory with practical examples wherever possible.
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 189 x 246mm | 507g
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • index
  • 0582217164
  • 9780582217164

Table of contents

Introduction to part 1 - theory with practice in mind. Basic atomic theory and fundamental electrical principles; problems relating to Ohm's Law; current and voltage operated earth leakage circuit breakers; electric motors; resistance; capacitance and inductance; cables and theoretical circuitry; basic transformers; basic transformers. Part 1 Review questions - a summary of theoretical expressions used in part 1. Introduction to part 2 - practical; electrical supply systems and bonding techniques; practical lighting and power circuits; steel and PVC conduit - installation techniques; mineral insulated and armoured PVC insulated cables; domestic immersion heaters and central heating control circuits; practical capacitors, motors; methods of testing; part 2 review questions - a summary of theoretical terms used in part 2. Introduction to part 3 - health and safety at work; safe working practices and general guidelines; personal hazards; part 3 review questions.
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